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Dharawal People

Category: People
Location:Sydney and surrounding areas, New South Wales, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Tharawal People
  • Dariwal People
  • Summary Information:
    AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (S59) (NSW SI56-09)

    For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).


    The Dharawal People were those people who spoke the Dharawal/Tharawal language and were one of a number of major Aboriginal language groups within Sydney, the others being Dharug, Gundungurra and Kurringgai. The clans or bands (often referred to as 'tribes') belonging to the Dharawal/Tharawal language group were the following: Gweagal, Norongerraga, llawarra, Threawal, Tagary, Wandeandega, and Ory-ang-ora.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Cubbitch Barta Clan of the Dharawal People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Event
  • Kogarah Municipal Council Statement of Commitment
  • People
  • Glenda Chalker and Rebecca Chalker on behalf of the Cubbitch Barta Clan of the Dharawal People

  • References

    Resource
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) (2007) AIATSIS Thesauri

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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